Teamsters Local 237

School Safety Agent Detains Abductor, Rescues Child!

Baby Woo has been safely reunited with her mother, thanks to the bravery of School Safety Agent Brian Caballero and Supervisor Woodford. While driving their work vehicle, they were flagged down by two good Samaritans who had identified the car and license plate matching a description from an Amber Alert.

According to the Amber Alert, the child was in “imminent danger.” Disregarding their own safety, they went above and beyond duty to stop and detain Johnny Woo, who had abducted the child.

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School Safety Supervisor Woodford and  SSA Brian Caballero.

Many thanks to Woodford and Caballero for their heroism and for providing Kim Woo and her mother with a happy ending!

Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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